Assistant Professor in Marine Seismic Sedimentology

Assistant Professor in Marine Seismic Sedimentology

Stockholm University - Department of Geological Sciences

Stockholm, Sweden

The Department of Geological Sciences is one of three departments within the Section for Earth and Environmental Sciences at the Faculty of Science. The department comprises approximately 70 employees, including around 10 technical administrative staff and about 18 PhD students. Research and teaching at the department cover three main subjects: geology, geochemistry, and marine geoscience. In the field of marine geoscience, research encompasses areas such as paleoceanography, marine geology and geophysics. Extensive research is conducted in the Arctic with the Swedish icebreaker Oden and in the Baltic Sea with Stockholm University's research vessel RV Electra. The department serves as the host institution for the regional center within the global mapping project Nippon Foundation-GEBCO-Seabed 2030, which is responsible for compiling depth data from the Arctic Ocean. Marine geophysical mapping is one of the department’s main areas of expertise.


Marine seismic sedimentology.

Subject description

The subject combines the fields of sedimentology and marine seismic methods to study the stratigraphy and structure of the seafloor and sub-bottom geology.

Main responsibilities

Research and in addition some teaching and supervision.

Qualification requirements

In order to qualify for the position as assistant professor, the applicant must have completed a doctoral degree in Sweden or an equivalent degree from another country. In the first instance, an applicant should be considered who has received such a degree no more than five years before the deadline for applications. However, an applicant who has received such a degree earlier may be considered under special circumstances.

All teaching positions at Stockholm University require the ability to collaborate and the general ability and suitability to perform one’s duties.

Assessment criteria

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills, and some consideration will also be given to teaching skills.

The assessment of research skills will focus primarily on merits within the subject area of the position.

The following will also be considered:

  • Ability to teach within marine geophysical mapping and sedimentology;
  • Ability to operate and utilize high-resolution marine seismic systems from marine research vessels.

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